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Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza

Thursday - Sunday, September 13-16

It is so nice to have such a fabulous quilt show right in our own backyard! Once again this year we'll be vending for Brother and Juki at the quilt show at Oaks, and we'll be bringing lots of fun machines for you to try. We'll have some awesome quilt show specials, so be sure to stop by and say "hi!"

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40th Anniversary Sale!!!

September 24-29

Take advantage of our 40th Anniversary Sale! Storewide savings of 25%... and more on selected items! A perfect time to stock up on all the basics plus, take a look at the sweet deals we have on machines…both new and gently used! Just our way of thanking you for 40 GREAT years!

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I Need to Know Needles Workshop

Tuesday or Wednesday, October 2nd or 3rd - 1-4pm

$59 ($30 for Byrne's Bees!)

Louis Carney

Since our workshop was almost full last spring when we had to cancel for snow, we've added an additional section on Tuesday afternoon, prior to Louis's Bees presentation. Sew… same program either day. Take your pick! We will use some of Louis's favorite products and make a beautiful, and most importantly, finished project designed specifically for this workshop! All machine types are welcomed. We will quilt with a twin needle, make ribbon out of thread and use our Scan N Cut to create wonderful appliques/pattern pieces!

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Wednesday, October 10th - 2pm or 7pm

$10 but receive $50 in fabrics!

Jeremy Jeffries from Benartex Ever wondered where the best Quilting Fabrics are printed? What makes one company’s fabrics ‘better’ than another's? What is the higher quality fabric? 60 or 68? -How are batiks made? What do some companies sell as batiks, when they really aren’t true batiks? Why do some fabrics feel thick, soft and sharp, and others stiff and blah? What is Weft & Warp? Which is which? Get a sneak peek at what's coming and being shown in Houston and just cast your vote for your favorite new fabric and take home $50.00 of free precuts! Jeremy has all these answers and more with industry secrets and shortcuts from a 30-year industry Sales Manager.

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Juki Open House

Friday or Saturday - October 26 or 27 - 10-3pm

$10 but receive a $10 Byrne gift certificate!

Juki is kind of like the quiet, new kid on the block…someone you don't know much about…until you get to know her and find out she's really cool and way more fun than you ever expected. And yup…Juki has some sweet new machines, too! We'll have our Juki reps here both days to introduce you to these new kids on the block. You'll be pleasantly surprised at some of the cool ways these machines really shine! Come in and meet the new kids anytime during these two days. Give-aways and a special door prize raffle!

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Bernina Through the Years Open House

Saturday, December 1 - 10-3pm

$10 but receive a $10 Byrne gift certificate!

Stop in for another fun event as Bernina celebrates its Golden Anniversary with a year-long celebration! From a ground-breaking hemstitch machine 125 years ago to today’s amazing machines that push your creativity in ways you never imagined…Come see what it's all about! A fun time with give-aways, too! Plus… everyone attending is entered into a raffle for a very special Golden Bernina #1 Foot!!!

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Focus on Improv with Cindy Grisdela

Wednesday, December 5 1-4pm

$59 ($30 for Byrne's Bees!)

Make an Improv Block the center of your composition and add your own borders - maybe curved strips or asymmetrical open space - it’s completely up to you to make your quilt your own. This process can be adapted to any size quilt–use your imagination! We will discuss the improv block technique using scraps and different ways to set the block into an interesting design with border options.

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Mike Johns Returns!!! Back by Popular Demand!

Monday and Tuesday, Jan 28 & 29th 10-4pm

$199 for both days includes ALL KITS plus lunch! A bargain!

This is a class for BabyLock Destiny and Brother Dream machines and is about all the incredible things they can do. Mike is a master of these machines and will absolutely dazzle you with a number of projects that will show you what the real capabilities of these wonderful machines are and how you can use them to YOUR best advantage. Bring your own machine or share one of ours., Kits, breakfast and lunch included. And you'll LOVE Mike Johns!

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On the Go with Row by Row!

June 21- September 4!

How about this… A shop hop with no fees, no passports and all summer to play? Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows! Travel and collect rows: June 21-September 4!

Something new! This year shops can make their "rows" in a variety of coordinated shapes and sizes, so making your own quilt will be much more fun and creative! Wait until you see all the fun blocks! (Ours is 18" square!)

Prizes, collectibles and more fun! Create a quilt using at least 8 different rows and be the first to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!). Use our shop's row in your quilt and win a bonus prize! Bring in completed quilt for prize: June 21- October 31!

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